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Flat out - the inshore rescue boat now on evaluation tests at Appledore.

1972 Inshore rescue


A new type of craft, she is not hitting top speed again after a fortnight's delay during which a new engine was fitted. Onen idea of the trials is to familiarise local lifeboat crewmen with such craft which, many experts believe, could do much to fill a gap in local rescue services when the helicopter flight departs on the closure of RAF Chivenor.

1972 Inshore rescue

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